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Felice Beato

Last mentioned in Tōkyō : Japan
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Felice Beato's Biography

Felice Beato (1832 – 29 January 1909), also known as Felix Beato,[note 1] was an Italian–British photographer. He was one of the first people to take photographs in East Asia and one of the first war photographers. He is noted for his genre works, portraits, and views and panoramas of the architecture and landscapes of Asia and the Mediterranean region. Beato's travels gave him the opportunity to create images of countries, people, and events that were unfamiliar and remote to most people in Europe and North America. His work provides images of such events as the Indian Rebellion of 1857 and the Second Opium War, and represents the first substantial oeuvre of photojournalism. He had an impact on other photographers, and his influence in Japan, where he taught and worked with numerous other photographers and artists, was particularly deep and lasting.

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  • Art Review: ‘Allegory and Illusion,' at the Rubin Museum

      News Source: International Herald Tribune | 9 months ago
    Alkazi Collection of Photography A group of chiefs from the old kingdom of Kandy in Ceylon. Alkazi Collection of Photography A painter in India after 1920...Featuring material from India, Burma (now Myanmar), Ceylon (now Sri Lanka), and Nepal, the
  • Oldest photos of China by Felice Beato to be auctioned in London

      News Source: Mail Online UK | over 1 year ago
    The set of 18 original albumen photographs were taken by Mr Beato, regarded as one of the first ever photojournalists, while he was embedded with the British Army in 1860. Mr Beato had joined up with the army in India in 1857 to photograph the
  • Photographing history : pioneers of technique

      News Source: Japan Times | over 2 years ago
    Special to The Japan Times A good retrospective presents an artist's full career, challenges our preconceptions and encourages us to rethink his or her work and contributions. Two new exhibitions at the Tokyo Metropolitan Museum of Photography do

Felice Beato Blogs

  • Auction Results: Fine Photographs & Photobooks ... - DLK ...

      Blog Source: dlkcollection.blogspot.com | over 1 year ago
    Lot 6, Felice Beato, folio of 7 photographs, 1860, estimated at $5000-7500, sold at $19200. Lot 8, Felice Beato, 4 part panorama of Odin Bay, 1862, estimated at $4000-6000, sold at $18000 (image at right, bottom, via Swann) Lot 9, (Canton ...
  • [02mydafsoup-01 @ 02mydafsoup-01] thekimonogallery: - ...

      Blog Source: sigalonfriendly.soup.io | over 1 year ago
    Sigalon02's friends · 2226_18e4_400 · thekimonogallery: Mr Shojiro with his abacus for math calculations. Hand-colored photo, 1870,s, Japan, by photographer Felice Beato. [Reposted from johnstaedler]. #; React. ← Front page.
  • Japanese Dream | United Blogs of Benetton

      Blog Source: blog.benetton.com | over 1 year ago
    The book is a collection of wonderful pictures taken by Italian traveler Felice Beato during a trip to Japan in 1863, in a period when access to the Empire of the Rising Sun was particularly difficult due to the state's strict border policies.

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